- TripBuzz found 14 things to do with kids in or near Abiquiu, New Mexico, including 10 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Los Alamos, Embudo, Espanola and Chimayo.
- From Abiqui Lake to Ghost Ranch, the Abiquiu area offers 40 different types of family activities, including: Farms & Ranches, Lake, Historic Sites and Recreation Centers.
- Noted for its role in the production of one of the sequels of the Indiana Jones movies, Abiquiu is less than an hours drive from Sante Fe. With beautiful, natural landscaping including the Jemez Mountains, this town is scenic and provides for lots of outdoor sports and activities. This includes hiking, kayaking, fishing and birdwatching.
Purple Adobe Lavender Farm is a large lavender farm providing lavender sales and educational programs on growing lavender. The farm grows fifteen varieties of lavender and has staff on hand to answer any questions on which variety to choose.
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Hwy 30 & Santa Clara Canyon Rd., Espanola, NM 87532 MoreLess Info
The National Historic Landmark of the Puye Cliff Dwellings allow visitors to view the homes of the Native Americans who used to live in the region. It is currently the home of the Santa Clara Pueblo people as well who put on programs and performances throughout the year.
Several types of rafting trips are offered through New Mexico River Adventures - Day Tours. Advanced rafters can take wild whitewater trips while less advanced can take easy float excursions or even family rafting with kids.
Established in 1980, the New Wave Rafting Company offers rafting trips on the Rio Grande and Rio Chama rivers. With a wide range of trips from half day to multi-day excursions, they're guides have something for all skill levels.
Featuring 37 trails for skiers of all levels, Parajito Ski Mountain, is one of the best kept secrets in Los Alamos. Winter enthusiasts enjoy skiing, snow-boarding, or Nordic skiing and lessons are available for beginners.
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2110 Highway 68, Embudo, NM 87531 MoreLess Info
Both the Rio Grande and the Rio Chama are served by the New Wave Rafting Co. Private Day Tours. All ages and skill levels can enjoy rafting these rivers every day of the week between April and August.
Dedicated to the history of the small community of its namesake, the Los Alamos Historical Museum, contains an impressive number of exhibits that are sure to interest any visitor. Learn about the history of the Jemez volcano, ancient Indian life, to the 1950's Atomic programs.